Commerce Resources Corp. Appoints Ian Graham to Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, Oct. 19 /CNW/ - Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE) (FSE: D7H) (the "Company" or "Commerce") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Graham to the Board of Directors. Mr. Graham is an accomplished mining professional with over 20 years of experience in the development and exploration of mineral deposits, mostly gained with the major mining companies Rio Tinto and Anglo American.

Formerly Chief Geologist with the Project Generation Group at Rio Tinto, Mr. Graham has been involved with evaluation and pre-development work on several projects in Canada and abroad including the Diavik Diamond Mine (Northwest Territories, Canada), Resolution Copper (Arizona, USA), Eagle Nickel (Michigan, USA), Lakeview Nickel (Minnesota, USA) and Bunder Diamonds (India). Prior to his work with Rio Tinto, Ian held exploration geologist roles with Anglo American.

Mr. Graham is currently President of Discovery Harbour Resources Corp., a private company focused on identifying mining project opportunities that require both the raising of financial capital and management to move forward and succeed. Mr. Graham resides in Vancouver and is the former chair of the University of British Columbia's Mineral Deposit Research Unit.

David Hodge, President stated, "We are very excited and pleased to have attracted Mr. Graham to our team. He is a well-respected and experienced development geologist and has a track record of successfully moving projects through the exploration process on into production. He will be a key part of our team as we move the Blue River Project through the development process and continue to advance our Eldor Project."

    
    On Behalf of the Board of Directors
    COMMERCE RESOURCES CORP.

    "David Hodge"
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    David Hodge
    President and Director
    Tel: 604.484.2700

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Statements in this document which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future.

It is important to note that actual outcomes and the Company's actual results could differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties include economic, competitive, governmental, environmental and technological factors may affect the Company's operations, markets, products and prices. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially may include misinterpretation of data; that we may not be able to get equipment or labour as we need it; that we may not be able to raise sufficient funds to complete our intended exploration and development; that our applications to drill may be denied; that weather, logistical problems or hazards may prevent us from exploration; that equipment may not work as well as expected; that analysis of data may not be possible accurately and at depth; that results which we or others have found in any particular location are not necessarily indicative of larger areas of our property; that we may not complete environmental programs in a timely manner or at all; market prices for tantalum & niobium may not justify commercial production costs; and that despite encouraging data there may be no commercially exploitable mineralization on our properties. Readers should refer to the risk disclosures outlined in the Company's Management Discussion and Analysis of its audited financial statements filed with the British Columbia Securities Commission.

For further information: For further information: contact Investor Relations: Tel: (604) 484-2700, TF: (866) 484-2700, Email: info@commerceresources.com, Web: http://www.commerceresources.com

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